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Re: Permission to provide a udeb for libaio

On Wed, Sep 05, 2007 at 03:07:15PM +0200, Guido Guenther wrote:
> Hi,
> On Tue, Sep 04, 2007 at 09:34:22AM +0200, Jérémy Bobbio wrote:
> > Guido, could you try to link libaio statically to the multipath-tools
> > for the udeb?
> While doing this would be as easy as using "LDFLAGS += -Wl,-Bstatic
> -laio -Wl,-Bdynamic" it kind of defeats the purpose of a shared library
> completely: getting bugfixes (security wise or not) for free. Therefore
> I'd prefer using a udeb.

You can always subscribe to the PTS of libaio and ask
debian-release for binNMUs if there is any bug fixes that needs to be
included in the udeb.  That is not free, but is IMHO pretty cheap.

Actually, it is a lot cheaper than having another udeb to track from a
d-i RM point of view...

Jérémy Bobbio                        .''`. 
lunar@debian.org                    : :Ⓐ  :  # apt-get install anarchism
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